acicula

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acicula

(ə-sĭk′yə-lə)
n. pl. acicu·lae (-lē′)
A slender, needlelike part or structure, such as a spine or bristle of certain plants and animals or a crystal of certain minerals.

a·cic′u·late (-lĭt, -lāt′), a·cic′u·lat′ed (-lā′tĭd) adj.